On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Chief Scientist Office and the Stroke Association celebrated their partnership in building stroke research capacity in Scotland with the joint funding of two new research awards.
We anticipate a shortfall of £1.5 million in our funding programme this year to resume current research and support vital new projects.
Watch the highlights summary video from the ISC Programme Committee, and find out about the result of the international HeadPoST trial, and take-homes from our International Development Officer, Sarah Belson.
This fellowship aims to develop, tailor and target the delivery of a 6-week group intervention that offers educational, psychological and social support for people following TIA and minor stroke.
Today, we held an exciting day of training for our early-career researchers about Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in stroke research. The day was chaired by Laura Piercy, our Research Engagement Officer.
Last week, our Stroke Training team delivered our Professional Masterclass in London, part of a series of masterclasses for professionals working in stroke.
The Stroke Association's Keynote Lecture is a prestigious event which showcases the latest advancements being made in stroke research.
Find out more about our 2016 Keynote Lecture.
Last week, our lecturers attended two training days at our head office, at Stroke Association House, London. These form part of a schedule of activity designed to ensure they have the skills, and support needed to succeed in becoming the next generation of research leaders.
Yesterday was day two of this year's UK Stroke Assembly South event in Stansted, Essex, and researchers shared important insights into key areas of stroke research.
This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke by investigating how physiotherapists work with stroke survivors and carers.